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William Dean Vanhorecbeek, 24

William Dean VanHorecbeek Jr., a 24-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Saturday, Dec. 20, in the 5900 block of South Broadway in Florence, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

VanHorecbeek was picking up his vehicle at a repair shop about 1:50 p.m. when a gunman approached and fired several shots, said LAPD Det. Richard Arciniega.

VanHorecbeek was pronounced dead at 2:04 p.m. at the scene, according to coroner’s records.

Detectives are seeking witnesses.

In an online obituary, VanHorecbeek, a father, was described as an avid Oakland Raiders fan and a lover of fast cars, soccer and video games.

Anyone with information is asked to call Newton Division Homicide at (323) 846-6556. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Nicole Santa Cruz

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